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US flat steel imports fall 11% in August

September 10, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 11% from 1,044,000 short tons in July to 935,000 tons in August. Flat products imports for the first eight months of 2017 were flat compared to the same period last year. However, comparing the first eight months of 2016 to 2017 by product, cut […]

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July world crude steel production 143.2M tonnes

August 26, 2017

Worldsteel published July’s world crude steel production on August 24th. World crude steel output was 143.2 million metric tonnes, 6.3% higher than in July 2016. World production for the first seven months of 2017 was 4.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in July with production […]

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US long steel products imports drop 30% in July

August 18, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports fell 30% from 539,000 short tons in June to 376,000 tons in July. Long products imports for the first seven months of 2017 were 2% lower than in the same period last year, driven by a 19% decline in rebar imports but offset by a […]

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June world crude steel production 141.0M tonnes

July 24, 2017

Worldsteel published June’s world crude steel production on July 20th. World crude steel output was 141.0 million metric tonnes, 3.2% higher than in June 2016. World production for the first six months of 2017 was 4.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in June with production […]

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US long steel products imports up 52% in June

July 19, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports rose 52% from 396,000 short tons in May to 603,000 tons in June. Long products imports for the first six months of 2017 were 6% higher than in the same period last year, led by a 14% increase in wire rod imports and despite a […]

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US flat steel products imports increase 15% in June

July 16, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports rose 15% from 938,000 short tons in May to 1,079,000 tons in June. Flat products imports for the first six months of 2017 were 1% higher than in the same period last year, with increases in cold rolled (+36%) and hot dip galvanized (+27%) imports […]

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